Jesta Group Acquires Fox Mobile Group from News Corporation

NEW YORKDec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Jesta Group ( today announced the acquisition of Fox Mobile Group (FMG) from News Corporation.  A leading global entertainment provider, FMG includes such well-known consumer brands as Jamba, Jamster, Mobizzo and iLove, as well as Bitbop, a mobile video service and entertainment platform launched in the U.S. in early 2010. FMG, which will be renamed and become a part of Jesta Mobile Holdings, is co-headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and Beverly Hills, California, and operates in North AmericaEuropeSouth America and Australia.

“We believe that mobile entertainment is an important emerging market and we are excited about this acquisition and the opportunities for growth it presents”, said Jason Aintabi, president of Jesta Group.  “FMG’s unique ten-year history in mobile entertainment services; its stature as a trusted partner with carriers and device manufacturers; and its many successful consumer brands give it a clear advantage in this rapidly developing sector.  We look forward to working with the many talented and dedicated global employees of FMG and to a very bright future for the company and its brands.”